Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2)

U.S. Sailors, assigned to the Beachmaster Unit 1, and the Amphibious Construction Battalion, load and unload a Landing Craft Unit at Camp Pendleton, Calif. on Feb. 29, 2024. Project Convergence is a campaign of events to build trust in new technologies with Joint and Multinational partners. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Gabriella Bruce-Larkin)

Data passed ‘at a magnitude never seen before’ at Army’s Project Convergence

The Army, joint services and multinational partners said they experimented with passing data at a scale never done previously during Project Convergence Capstone 4.
U.S. Navy Operations Specialist 1st Class Frederick Robinson, from Abbeville, Louisiana, stands tactical data coordinator (TDC) in the combat information center (CIC) during sea and anchor detail as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departs Azores, Portugal after a brief stop for fuel, October 5, 2023. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Lau)

Navy develops blueprint for information environment systems

The Information Environment Ecosystem Blueprint outlines reference architecture for modernizing systems and networks.
U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from the 199th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fly over the Northern Territory during Exercise Talisman Sabre 23. Talisman Sabre enables the U.S. and Australia to exercise our combined capabilities to conduct high-end, multi-domain warfare, to build and affirm our military-to-military ties and interoperability, and strengthen our strategic partnerships. (Courtesy Photo by LAC Chris Tsakisiris)

More money for integration, less focus on platforms: Air Force officials preview themes of 2025 budget

“Integration is one of the things that has been a focus for [fiscal 2025] and will ramp up even more with our great power competition efforts in…
Members of the 56th Air and Space Communications Squadron at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam operate cyber systems using a Enhanced communications flyaway kit during the Global Information Dominance Experiment 3 and Architect Demonstration Evaluation 5 at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Alpena, Michigan, July, 12, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy Picard)

Pentagon hopes to ring in new year with minimum viable capability for JADC2

The Department of Defense is gearing up to deliver a minimum viable capability for Combined Joint-All Domain Command and Control, by the end of 2023.
Master Sgt. Kyle Pearson (left), Headquarters Air Mobility Command expeditionary communications functional area manager, and Tech. Sgt. Kevin Koenig, 621st Contingency Response Support Squadron tactical radio communications section chief, provides communication from a Nomad GCS Tactical Control Vehicle at a simulated austere base during the Advanced Battle Management System exercise on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 1, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cory D. Payne)

Pentagon eyeing ‘bridging’ solutions for JADC2

The Defense Department wants new capabilities for Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control initiative.
U.S. Marines with Headquarters Battalion, 3d Marine Division, execute command and control from a combat operations center during exercise Keen Edge 22 on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 31, 2022. Keen Edge is a biannual bilateral command post exercise between the U.S. military and the Japan Self-Defense Force that achieves mutual security objectives and strengthens U.S.-Japan military interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Diana Jimenez)

Keen Edge wargame to serve as ‘proof of concept’ for zero-trust networking among international partners

The U.S., Japan and Australia will conduct a trilateral command post exercise early next year.
Under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), two F-15s assigned to the Massachusetts Air National Guard and two CF-18 assigned to the Royal Canadian Air Force fly in formation behind a KC-135 assigned to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard during air-defense Operation NOBLE DEFENDER, Oct. 27, 2022. (U.S. Air National Guard Photos by Tech. Sgt. Bryan Hoover)

Air Force primed to deliver initial cloud-based C2 capability to Northcom, NORAD

“I think part of the reason that the CBC2 team has been as successful as it has been over the last 15 months is because we actually…